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Review & Giveaway: VonShef Halogen Oven From Domu Brands

In Foodie Me, Giveaways, Reviews by eva.katona@yahoo.com68 Comments

I quite like nice food and cooking but until now I have never heard of halogen ovens. So if you’re like me, you might want to know how does it work. It is essentially just like your oven, just smaller. There’s one big difference though I’d like to highlight immediately: halogen oven cooks way faster then your regular oven so …

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Chocolate Chip And Black Cherry Muffins With Coconut Sugar

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Who doesn’t love chocolate muffins? I definitely do and so do my children – well, of course they do! I like large, soft and moist muffins, the kind of muffins I used to eat for brekkie when I lived in Australia – still love them every now and then for breakfast. These muffins have a superbly moist and tender crumb, …

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Watermelon, Spinach and Feta Cheese Salad with Basil Recipe – The Flavours of The Summer!

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This has been my favourite salad in the past few weeks, it’s so yummy and bursting with flavours that it does make a perfect, standalone, light meal. Like lunch – especially in the hot weather. Gives lots of energy and trust me – I’m normally hungry all the time – it is quite fulfilling. It’s super healthy an nourishing as …

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Pearl Barley with Harissa Spiced Roasted Vegetables and Feta Cheese

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All season favourite: roasted veg and pearl barley In the middle of the summer heat, even my husband who eats meat agrees with me on craving healthier, vegetarian dishes. (I know, I will never convert him, but at least he’s willing to go semi-vegetarian as he calls it.) But he gets bored of the salad based dishes quickly, so I …

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Hungarian Mini Cheese Scones With Emmenthal (Pogacsa) Recipe

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Hungarian Mini Cheese Scones With Emmenthal (Pogacsa) Recipe Pogacsa, or mini cheese scones are by far the most popular savoury snack in Hungary – probably in Eastern-Europe and the Balkan as far as I noticed when travelling around. There are lots of different version of them: some types of them resembles more like a bread, you can sprinkle them with …

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Win a Baking Fundamentals Course from Seasoned Courses!

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Since I only started to cook and bake well into my thirties, I never miss an opportunity to emphasise how much I missed out on before! Since I’ve learnt it all by myself, it was a long process, lots of trials and errors as well as mishaps, which were quite disheartening. Sometimes I felt like I’m doing it all wrong. …

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Easy And Healthy Chocolate Avocado Mousse

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This is a ridiculously easy recipe. Really, all you need is your blender – as it’s a totally raw recipe. I made this the other day when I – yet again – staring at the 3 perfectly ripe avocados I had in the fruit bowl and didn’t know what to do with them. I was planning something avocado-less for dinner, …

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10 Fantastic Recipes For Gin Lovers

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Hands up if you like gin! *Both hands up* Gin & Tonic is one of my favourite drinks – since I can’t really stand the sweetness of most cocktails, it’s perfect. Cultured, simple and tasty. The famous long drink was invented by the British East Indian Army to help fight Malaria in the 1700’s. So Gin has a long history …

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World Cup of Food – Which Country Is The Culinary World Champions?

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World Cup of Food – Which Country Is The Culinary World Champions? Travelling the world, you are afforded the opportunity to taste the national dishes of numerous countries. All of which are delicious and can only truly be appreciated when cooked on home soil – but what is the best national dish? As the eyes of the world will be …

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Homemade Smoothie Ice Lollies With Vegan Yogurt

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Ice lollies are a big favourites in our house, especially if they have some chocolate content… so why not turn the smoothies into ice lollies? When the weather is warm it goes down better and it’s naturally more fun. My boy tend to try more flavours and ingredients when they are presented in a form of an ice lolly.  So …